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Agroecology is the study of the relation of agriculture and the environment. It involves the integrated local application of sustainable agriculture. It applies ecological principles in order to design and manage agro-ecosystems in more sustainable and innovation is a vital part of its success.

The CFS Secretariat has just released the application for Side Events at CFS45, which will take place at FAO in Rome, Italy from 16-19 October. IAFN & PSM members interested in hosting side events are requested to fill out the Side Event application form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 May for internal consideration. You can read more about CFS' side event procedure here

Following the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Nutrition meeting held during the morning of 28 March, the Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) hosted Healthy by Design: How Products and Guidelines Meet. This interactive, educational event consisted of a luncheon and series of tastings guided by members of the private sector. These private sector actors shared examples of the practical implications of nutrient profiles on product development and reformulation, with the goal of demonstrating to attendees the challenges and opportunities for collective action that meets public health objectives.

The draft of the XIII World Health Organization (WHO) general programme of work 2019-2023 is focused on three interconnected strategic priorities to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages: advancing universal health coverage (UHC), addressing health emergencies and promoting healthier populations. At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to the 2017 World Bank/WHO report.

Make this your read of the day: @FAO 's report on the State of Agricultural Commodity Markets, which focuses on… https://t.co/QxSLD8ymtP
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